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As a high school dropout, Shane Haley earned his GED at 16 years old. But by age 25, he was still working six days a week at a Cracker Barrel until he was 25, he struggled to make ends meet for rent.

“I knew things weren’t going to change unless I did something different,” explained Haley, a native of Houston, Texas. “One day I was chatting with my mom on the phone when she mentioned that there was a college in Aberdeen, where she was living. So, I took the opportunity and moved in with her.”

NSU NEWS UPDATE – May 21, 2018

NSU NEWS UPDATE – May 14, 2018

ABERDEEN, S.D. – When Jodi Gardner would visit her uncle, Keith Gerving, she’d often find him sitting in his living room with rolls of wire, stripping them to sell the copper.

All of that money would go to scholarship funds for Northern State University students.

Gerving, a longtime NSU employee who passed away in December 2016, went above and beyond in his generosity for Northern, raising money for student scholarships in numerous ways. The university honored him by planting a tree on campus and installing a plaque at the site.

NSU NEWS UPDATE – May 7, 2018

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NSU NEWS UPDATE – April 30, 2018

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ABERDEEN, S.D. – Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Friday, April 13, on the Northern State University campus for the Regional Science Education Center and Athletic and Recreation Fields project.

NSU students, faculty and administration, as well as South Dakota Board of Regents representatives, attended the ceremonies, which took place inside the Johnson Fine Arts Center. University and project officials spoke, and a reception was held between groundbreaking ceremonies. 

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Northern students learn from simulated crime scene investigation on campus

                                                                                                            

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Vehicles drove past Northern State University a little more slowly than usual on Thursday morning because of the bright yellow “crime scene investigation” tape strung up near the pillars on the campus green.

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